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to james tier. >> prosecutors to give up on trying to prosecute it howard county man. >> it will be another hot summer like day today. the forecasts as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will stay in the 70's today. yesterday we hit 90 with low humidity. we did talk a record yesterday on a monday afternoon. we will stay in the 70's. noticed the wind shift out of the northwest. some cooler air is drifting in
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and out of the mountains. mostly sunny, breezy with a high temperature around 76 degrees this afternoon. we'll come back and check the forecast going into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> you are always complaining about the here and humidity -- hair and humidity. doing pretty well in terms of incidents. fire activity we are tracking in glen burnie just pass 648. the rest of the major roadways continue to run smoothly at this hour. 11 minutes on the west side outer loop. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. this is the j.f.x. at coldspring lane. southbound traffic looks pretty good at the moment.
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this is captain roy from skyteam 11 helping us out once again and showing a smooth ride through the construction zone. we will let you know once that changes and will monitor the j.f.x. for you this morning. utilize those alternates. they will be clogged as we get further into this rush. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> fire crews on the scene of an apartment fire in the glen burnie area. 11 families have been sent out into the night. firefighters arrived where the fire had broken out at one of the ground level apartments. everybody managed to get out safely. no word of what started the fire.
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the voice of no-confidence for the police chief. the council voted 4-3 in the indictment of the john leopold. it is believe that the police chief knew about the allegations and failed to do anything about it. two the police unions have alale no-confidence votes against the police chief. unidentified man was found with gunshot wounds. reports of another shooting at around 9:30 on liberty heights avenue. that the victim also died. just before midnight, police were called to west baltimore.
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no word on that victim's condition. anyone with information into any of these shootings should call baltimore city police. howard county prosecutors are dropping charges against a man accused of killing his twin brother. they said it would not pursue a second trial. the first trial ended in a mistrial. this happened back in 2007. prosecutors say they did not feel they could get a conviction in what is largely circumstantial evidence. >> one councilman wants to sell advertising on the sides of fire trucks in an effort to save fire companies slated to close. kim dacey has details. >> the councilman introduced
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the measure last night after he was inspired by seeing a school bus with advertising on the side. he thinks that this could help the fire department with desperately needed cash to keep open the three fire companies that are scheduled to close. he said he would rely on firefighters to guide the designs. officers want to know more about the proposal. >> i think it will be tastefully done and it should raise enough money so we don't have enough closures or any companies shutting down or anything. we will be able to have public safety in tact in baltimore city. >> if this could help, we are wide open to the idea. >> the councilman is asking that this measure go to a hearing within the next two weeks and that it would pass in time so those three companies did not close. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of the idea of putting billboard-type ads on city fire trucks to help fund the department? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> no bail for a man accused of raping and pimping out a girl. a girl claimed the man abused her for two years. judge called the man an extreme risk to public safety. his mother claims her son is innocent. >> my child would not hurt anybody. he wants to make sure his mother is safe. >> documents show sharpe was
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intointernet with a girl. aaron parsons reportedly through the plunge. the victim was beaten and robbed. bell has been knocked down to -- bail has been knocked down has $500,000. >> two boys have been indicted in a church fire last week. both boys are being charged as juvenile with second-degree arson and burglary. the remains of a woman was found. the discovery was made on monday morning off of west 41st street. >> 6:08.
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>> new rules to make cars more fuel efficient. how much you'll pay for the upgrade. >> more people are caught up in the secret service scandal. >> a spa weekend for dogs. >> we are keeping tabs on the j.f.x. this morning. we will check on an accident reported on 795 in the owings reported on 795 in the owings mills
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>> good morning. we're starting you off with a live look outdoors. high temperature near 74. we're talking about the dogs this morning. we have a big dog show happening this weekend. the roving national specialty dog show will be at the fairgrounds. it is all about the westies. this looks like a lot of fun.
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these westies are beautiful. >> thank you. these are terriers. there were bright to control vermin on farms. that was what their job was. the not the rats and other kinds of varmint -- beating out the rats -- digging out the rats. >> there will be westie walks and lectures and information seminars about how to handle and groom westies, information about was the rescues. marylandwestie rescue. >> there will also be a spot
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weekea weekend. >> you can get the information from the website. oflet's get a quick check the forecast. a cold front has moved offshore. we expect the temperatures to drop down. we will go back to tony. look at this little guy. he is so sweet. >> does the doddy -- what does the doggie spa treatment entail? >> it is more about the owners. >> thank you, ava. here's the weather setup. we have a cold front coming through right now.
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normally there would be some showers or thunderstorms. there's some rain down in kentucky and tennessee. that will stay south of us. it will be a beautiful sunrise. we will be in the 70's today. 74 downtown. into the northwest suburbs, the temperature rarely drops. we will level out with the temperatures, climbing just a few degrees. high temperature between 73 and 78. upper 70's south of town. a mixture of sun and clouds. a little on the breezy side. it will be choppy if you take the boat out. wave heights at two feet.
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the clouds will come back in tomorrow. we could see some sprinkles or drizzle. 63 on wednesday. maybe a thunderstorm on friday and saturday. if you're rooting for a good soaking rain, a pretty good chance on sunday and monday. 6:15. >> good morning. there are some things happening. we have an accident on southbound 795 and that is starting to back up traffic. this is franklin where we're starting to see some delays. this is north bend road and we have an accident at the county line. fire department activity continues in the glen burnie area. southbound traffic starting to
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back up heading down towards the owings mills area because of an accident. prepare for some extra time. a live view from captain roy shows things are flowing pretty well right now on the j.f.x. after the construction zone. we will keep tabs on all morning. for now, a pretty smooth ride. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> president obama's push to get millionaires to pay more taxes has failed in the senate. the so-called buffett rule was introduced. the vote came down mostly along party lines and deny it the 60 votes needed to continue. the investigation into the secret service sex scandal is widening. 10 members of the military are being questioned about wild
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parties. some of the members were part of the elite units -- some of the members were part of the elite units. some have had their secret privileges revoked. >> no more excuses. today is tax day. you can get an extension to file your tax forms but you must make a request by midnight tonight. filing for an extension does not spare you from paying your taxes. will encourage interest charges and fees -- you will encourage interest rates and fees despite what you already owe. puree to pay more for savings. the standards being imposed will
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raise car prices by nearly $3,000. cheapest new car will cost about $15,000. that will make a new car on affordable for up to 15 million americans. more americans are burdened with a student loan debt. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. many americans struggling to pay off their college loans. student loan debt will drag on the housing market. boring to pay for college has exceeded $one trillion. many former students will not be able to get affordable mortgages. five years of booking data for memorial day weekend. travelers are most likely to
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score the best deals on domestic flights now through tomorrow, six weeks out. air fare charges will be to begin in about four weeks. when the dow was up yesterday -- only the dow was up yesterday. how much money do you need to keep you happy? america ends are more likely to expect personal happiness and satisfaction with allies if they have incomes over $50,000. those with incomes under $50,000 have a more negative outlook. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> hip pain can affect anyone but it is more common to the
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middle age and the elderly. bursitis is caused by inflammation. a number of risk factors including overuse or stress injuries from exercise can lead to bursitis. >> most people have something causing excess of pressure to the tissue. some people have a very prominent hips. some people may have hips surgery. >> in most cases bursitis is treated by icing down the area. sometimes a more aggressive treatment may be necessary. >> the orioles are used to playing longer than nine-inning games.
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keith mills will have higher from the windy city. >> here is a look at last night's t guys, i'm home! sara lee one hundred percent whole wheat bread. with thirteen grams of whole grain in every slice, and delicious taste in every last bite.
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♪ i can take you higher what this is, forgot? ♪ ♪ i must now remind you let it rock, let it rock ♪ ♪ let it rock ♪ this time >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. getting busier by the minute as volume picks up. we have several taxes. the latest is on north avenue just prior to the j.f.x. you can see the impact -- down
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to 23 miles per hour approaching franken boulevard. take 140 as your alternate. there is an accident on frederick avenue. police are detouring and there is fire department activity in the glen burnie area. this is 795, just a mess. crawling in the southbound direction. take 140 as your alternate southbound. looking pretty good on the j.f.x. into the construction zone. as a volume builds, we may start to see delays. will monitor the situation. watch for the accident on north avenue just prior to the j.f.x. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> there is nothing going on at weather-wise. it will be another nice day. 69 at the airport.
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61 in frederick. a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be breezy and mild. high temperature in the mid 70's. we will check the forecast going into the weekend in just a few minutes. here is keith mills. >> thank you. good morning. the orioles will wake up this morning in chicago all alone in first place in the american league east. the yankees lost to the twins. the orioles come back to beat the white sox in 10 innings. the orioles left the bases loaded twice. nice catch on the foul ball by nolan reimold. 4-1. nolan reimold digs himself up. number 34 nolan reimold. 4-3 white sox.
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two outs. adam jones keeps the game alive with his fourth home run. he is on a tear. in the 10th, the bases are loaded. matt wieters breaks the game open. a grand slam. his second home run of the night. 10-4, orioles win. the orioles are in first place in the american league east. one more look at matt's gran slam swing. the capitals against boston in d.c. the caps take the lead on a great effort from alex ovechkin. 2-1 capital's. caps down 3-2.
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the game is tied at 3. zdeno chara with the shot. the bruins win 4-3. 7:00 p.m. tonight, the nfl schedule is released. i say the ravens will play against the denver broncos and peyton manning. >> thank you. 6:27. 68 degrees on tv hill. still ahead, a look at what is coming up on 11 news today. >> city of fire trucks could soon have advertisements on their side. >> the space shuttle discovery is about to go to d.c. for one last mission. ♪
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oh yeah, this is what a weekend getaway should feel like.
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and does. if you're here that is. feel the fun. feel the hamptonality. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today.
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>> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. another one today but not as hot as yesterday. >> that is pretty much the story. we will be in the 70's today. a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be breezy. we're in the 60's right now. will make it up to 76 this afternoon. -- we will make it up to 76 this afternoon. >> an unusual proposal to try to save three firefighters from closing. >> he wants to sell advertising on the side of fire trucks. kim dacey has more details on this proposal. >> the councilman introduced the measure last night after he was inspired by seeing a school bus with advertising on the side.
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this is one of the fire companies that is scheduled to close. councilman pete welsh believes selling advertising space on the side of fire trucks could save the fire departments. >> i think it will be tastefully done and it should raise enough money so we don't have enough closures or any companies shutting down or anything. we will be able to have public safety intact in baltimore city. >> the measure was introduced on monday night. officers came to learn more. >> if this could help, were wide open to the idea. >> the prospect of bringing new revenue is attractive. >> i want to learn more information. >> i do not want the fire trucks looking like a nascar. >> welch said he would rely on firefighters to place the designs. >> what type of advertisement and what the advertisement would look like -- will they be
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something that will be hanging? >> welch is asking that this measure go before a hearing. he wants to prevent those closures that are slated to happen. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> investigators are talking to a person of interest in the crash that landed a veteran of the anne arundel police force in the hospital. corporal kevin mont remains in serious condition this morning. authorities say he was directing a driver to the shoulder when a speeding accurate set off a chain reaction crash, the senate and flying into another lane of traffic. >> george huguely now has a sentencing date. he will be sentenced on august 30. it is up to the judge to
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determine the final sentence. a woman will spend six years behind bars for orchestrating the murder of her husband. jaclyn martin accepted an alford plea. police say she enlisted the help of her brother and six others to kill her husband. >> the space shuttle discovery lifts off for the last time today. it is making its way to its new home in the nation's capital. tara mergener has more on the final voyage. >> after a bittersweet goodbye, it heads here to d.c., where a warm welcome will be waiting. 39 missions down and 365 days in space. the shuttle discovery is set to start a new mission in the nation's capital. >> discover has the most --
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discovery has the most missions and has flown the most miles and has spent the most time in space. it is now bound for d.c. the spacecraft is soon to be part of the smithsonian's national air and space museum, where it will be on display for future explorers. >> it is a piece of history. it should be shared with people. >> one last chance to spot discovery in the sky. the shuttle will fly over the country's most famous landmarks before finishing its final flight. >> a bit of a tug of the heart strings to see a machine with such great capabilities and high technologies that is going into a museum instead of being on the launching pad and going into space. >> discovery should be flying over the national mall in just a few in hours before landing at dulles international airport. it will be on display on thursday. tara mergener, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the composer on the faculty of baltimore's peabody institute
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is this year's winner of the pulitzer prize for music. he won for his composition, still the true story of a cease- fire between allied and german forces. he will receive a 10,000 uprise. -- prize. congratulations . >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we're seeing some delays on 795 south down. 19 miles per hour approaching franklin. an accident is clearing. we sought a tow truck go by at franklin. -- we sought a tow truck go by. some of fire department activity. jarrettsville pike, an accident. in the city, watch for an accident at north avenue where
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it meets the j.f.x. some closures because of fire department activity in glen burnie. harold harbor road. an update on some of our cameras. we start with 795 at franklin ball park. perhaps the accident is off to the side. -- westar with 795 at franklin boulevard. this is a live view from captain roy and the first signs of a delight in the southbound direction of the j.f.x. -- for sign of a delay. the left lane is taking out for construction. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is checking the from somebody's backyard talking about an upcoming dog show. it sounds like it is great. >> we're talking about the cherry blossom cluster dog show
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that will be happening this weekend. one of the largest dog shows in maryland. there will have almost 3000 dogs, 175 breeds that will be rep. we have a core orgi and some westies. yet as one is only four months old. this guy's name is canyon and he weighs 160 pounds. it is a great time to go. you can enjoy it all the dogs. maybe if you're looking for a pet, you can talk to owners and like.at those patets are for all the west the owners come activity.et and spa o
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there is an informational session on k-9 acupuncture. we're dropping into the 60's a slight chance for a shower tomorrow. we really do need the rain. back to you. >> 68 degrees on tv hill. >> everybody has a dream. will introduce you to a man with
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>> more than two injured people to try out for the denver broncos' cheerleading squad -- more than to launch a people -- 200 people. one person stood out. after practicing for the chance to audition, got his opportunity. the judges did not share his vision and the squad will remain all women. >> what? i am shocked. i'm surprised. yeah, really. where is equal opportunity/ who says you cannot fight city
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hall? one man represented himself in traffic court. brought a dissertation on the charges he failed to come to a complete stop defied the laws of physics. let's let him explain this. >> it would be confused by the end of people at the stop sign. it would not reflect reality. >> what? >> that is what i was going to say. he managed to get out of the traffic ticket. >> the judge was like, ok, what ever. >> 68 degrees on tv hill.
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>> music in the courtroom. today. be in the 70's we do have some much-needed rain in the seven-day forecast. that is a beautiful shot from sky team 11. sky team 11. 69 at the
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. anne arundel county fire crews are on the scene of an apartment fire in glen burnie and that sent 11 families into the night. firefighters arrived where the fire had broken out at 1 on the ground level apartments. everyone got out safely. no word on what started the
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fire. the county council have passed a no-confidence vote against the police chief, expressing their concern over his ability to lead the department. it is believed he knew about some of the allegations that leopold ms. use his security detail and failed to do anything about it. howard county prosecutors are dropping charges against a man accused of killing his twin brother. prosecutors say they will not pursue a second trial after the first murder trial ended in a mistrial. he was accused of killing his brother back in 2007 after his brother implicated him from stealing from a store. prosecutors do not feel they get a conviction and was largely a circumstantial case.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's get you up to date. southbound 795. we have an accident and you can see the end result, 27 miles per hour beginning at franklin boulevard. a tow truck is on the scene. in upperco, route 91, and there's some fire department activity. an accident along north phil road at jarrettsville pike beckett say back a few minutes. north avenue at the j.f.x., there is an accident. the j.f.x. is running smoothly. just past 648 in glen burnie, some closures related to fire activity. this is southbound 795 at
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franklin boulevard. there is an accident further south at owings mills. consider 140 as your alternate. looking at some delays on the j.f.x. just starting to fall into place leading to the construction zone. the left lane is closed at 28th street and we're seeing those delays fall into place. use those alternates this morning. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. let's check in live with ava marie. you are in lutherville and previewing a dog show. >> we are in somebody's backyard. they let us come to their home this morning. we're talking about the cherry blossom cluster show that will be happening this weekend. we have some westies -- is a
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family of westies. these are all champions. you are a junior handler. >> i am 13. i will be in ninth grade next year. >> you will be in the show this weekend. >> i will be showing somebody else's dog. she is about the size of that dog over there. she lives in new jersey with her owner. >> there will be a whole show of westies. >> there's a whole series of events at the resort for westie pet owners. just westies in general. go to marylandwestierescue.com
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and you can get the series of events of things that are going on. west the wisdom with a dog behavioral expert -- westie wisdom. >> the dog show is happening this weekend at the timonium fairgrounds. temperatures will be dropping for the next couple of days. this little guy and this little girl. she is four months. >> four months is too young? >> she has to learn her stuff. >> big show coming up this weekend at the timonium fairgrounds. ava made a new friend. we have a cold front moving through the barrier right now. there's not much weather
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associated with this front. no precipitation is showing up around baltimore. there is some rain in the kentucky and tennessee. that will stay south of us. we have a few clouds. i know we need some rain. temperatures will cool off. 74 degrees downtown. temperatures drop off into the low 60's on the other side of the front. upper 60's and low 70's. maybe mid 70's around baltimore. mostly sunny and a little breezy. be careful if you take the boat out today. wave heights about two feet. the wind shifted the northeast tomorrow.
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maybe a few sprinkles. it will be cooler. 63 on wednesday. 70 by friday and saturday with a slight chance for a thunderstorm both days. a decent chance for a soaking rain on sunday and monday going into next week. >> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. 1 councilman wants to sell advertising on the sides of fire trucks in an effort to save some fire companies slated from foreclosure. kim dacey has the details. >> the councilman introduced the measure last night after he was inspired by seeing a school bus with advertising on the side. he thinks that this could help the fire department with desperately needed cash to keep open the three fire companies that are scheduled to close. he said he would rely on
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firefighters to guide the designs. he is hopeful that it would happen within time to save those three closures. >> what to the firefighters to think of this idea -- what do the firefighters think? >> they said they are interested in learning more if it to keep the fire companies open. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think of the idea of putting billboard-type ads on city fire trucks to help fund the department?
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>> we will post more of your answers on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> 6:54. 68 degrees on tv hill. >> coming up, we'll take a last look at weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day.
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>> how is the j.f.x. this
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morning? >> it is developing some delays. it is started to slow down to around falls road to the construction zone. for the most part, traffic is moving pretty well compared to yesterday. southbound 795 come delays from frank than all the way to the beltway. upper cocoa bought some fire department activity. -- upperco, and fire activity. >> we tied a record yesterday. you'll notice the difference tomorrow. today will be a very nice with a mixture of sun and clouds. a little on the breezy side. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25.
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